Hannes Wais is a senior research fellow at Heidelberg University and a lecturer at the University of Mainz. He holds a law degree, a doctorate, and a postdoctoral degree (Habilitation) from Heidelberg University as well as an LLM from Cambridge University (UK). Hannes has been a visiting researcher in 2011 and a visiting professor in 2019 at GULC. He specializes in national and comparative contract law, conflict of laws, and international civil litigation and has published extensively on matters relating to rules of international jurisdiction as well as contract law.